Boston Writing Project
A LOCAL AFFILIATE OF THE NATIONAL WRITING PROJECT
BWP to serve as your host for 2011 Urban Sites Network Conference
Nurturing Student Writing: Navigating Urban Literacies.
Certificate program designed for K-12 educators to improve writing .
What we Do
We Cover an Array of Individual & Corporates Writing Services
On-Site, long-term professional development
A BWP teacher consultant will work one-on-one with select teachers in a process whereby the writing project teacher would identify aims and questions at an initial meeting, conduct a classroom observation, and then have a post-visit conversation providing feedback to the practitioner
Assistance to schools in dealing with state assessment in writing
The Boston Writing Project (BWP) is part of UMass Boston’s Institute for Learning and Teaching (ILT), located in the College of Education and Human Development. An affiliated site of the federally-funded National Writing Project (NWP), the BWP has provided comprehensive instruction in the teaching of writing since 1979.
Graduate Certificate Program in Teaching Writing in the Schools
Instructors are practicing teachers with a minimum of five years classroom teaching experience, master’s degrees or doctorates and extensive staff development experience. They are teachers and writers whose areas of expertise include composition, special education, early literacy, reading, writing in the content areas, and ELL education.
Don’t Let the Complexities of Your Writings Burden You Any Longer
BWP works with teachers and schools through a variety of programs and initiatives.
What is BWP?
The Boston Writing Project is a site of the National Writing Project. The BWP works in partnership with school communities by providing:
Teacher Consultants who are successful practitioners and trained workshop presenters;
- On-Site, long-term professional development
- Assistance to schools in dealing with state assessment in writing
- PreK-college curriculum planning in writing
- Expertise in urban, diverse contexts.
- Graduate Certificate Program in Teaching Writing in the Schools
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